Keith Packard has been consulting for Valve for the past year to get Virtual Reality devices hooked up and properly working on Linux. Take a look at his presentation from LinuxConfAu 2018.
Category: Virtual Reality
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE is another Virtual Reality title with same-day Linux support from Croteam, so those of you with expensive headsets can make things go boom!
For those of you with a fancy HTC Vive, you might want to check out The Talos Principle VR which launched with Linux support.
Croteam announced The Talos Principle VR and the good news is that it seems it will support Linux too.
Virtual Reality just became a little more accessible, as the HTC Vive has had what looks like a permanent price cut!
Valve have released in public a quick start guide for their new VR Knuckles controllers, they look pretty good.
Valve have pushed out another update to SteamVR, this time Linux has been given experimental support for SteamVR Home.
Thanks to a Twitter tip, it seems that Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope might be coming to Linux soon with Vulkan.
Croteam have recently released both Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter & Serious Sam VR: The Second Encounter on Steam. They both use their new Fusion engine which comes with Linux support, Vulkan and 64bit.
Previously Yaakuro worked to make Unreal Engine 4 work with SteamVR using OpenGL on Linux, but now he's moved onto making it work with Vulkan!
Impressive work by Yaakuro, who has been able to get SteamVR to work with Unreal Engine 4 and it uses OpenGL.
Munch VR, a casual VR gamed aimed at a wide audience now has an experimental version which supports Linux.
NVIDIA have released another beta of their Vulkan driver, which includes a fix for a major problem with SteamVR.
And we have another VR HMD contender in the rings folks. LG have announced they will be showing off their own VR HMD at GDC with Valve.
OpenXR is the official name of the Khronos Group's new standard for virtual reality and augmented reality. Hopefully we will see Valve and other companies move towards this instead of their own implementations.
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